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You Won’t Believe Which Brand Received The Worst “Reliability” Rating

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Consumer Reports surveyed 4680 subscribers who are motorcycle owners about the reliability of their motorcycles.  Out of those who responded to the survey, BMW touring and dual sport owners reported more problems with their motorcycles than owners of other brands. One in every three BMW owners (33%)  said they’ve had an issue with their motorcycle […]

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BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 F800S and F800ST Motorcycles

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BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 F 800 S and F 800 ST motorcycles manufactured August 2006 through January 2009. Due to incorrect tolerances, the rear wheel drive bearing and rear axle may wear. Bearing and axle wear may affect handling and control of the motorcycle, increasing the risk […]

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BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012 K1600 GT and K1600 GTL motorcycles

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BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012 K1600 GT and K1600 GTL motorcycles. In certain riding conditions, an incorrect throttle valve control signal may be received by the engine control unit, limiting the engine speed. As a result of the reduced engine speed, the engine could stall, increasing the risk […]

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Ohlins Racing AB (Ohlins) is recalling certain steering dampers manufactured with an incorrectly machined bracket

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Ohlins Racing AB (Ohlins) is recalling certain steering dampers manufactured with an incorrectly machined bracket. These dampers were sold for use as aftermarket equipment on BMW S1000RR and R1200R motorcycles. The affected brackets may crack. If there is a crack in the steering bracket, as low speeds it may cause the steering to lock, leading […]

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BMW Recalls Small Number of GS R1200 for Suspension Problem

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BMW is recalling less than 2 dozen 2013 R1200 GS motorcycles manufactured January 9, 2013, through February 8, 2013.  The manufacturer says because of an insufficient torque of a locking bolt, the front fork tube may loosen.  If the fork loosens it may hinder the rider’s ability to control the motorcycle, increasing the risk of […]

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